Baden-Württemberg is one of the most important industrial locations in Germany regarding sustainable building. There are around 25000 architects and planners, who enjoy a very good reputation in the international construction industry due to superb planning and construction capabilities. No matter in energy-efficient building design, building materials recycling, lightweight construction, or in the areas of urban mobility or building information digitization, experts from Baden-Württemberg own exceptional planning and building expertise and play an important role on the international stage.
In order to comply with the trend of urbanization, Baden-Württemberg offers different kinds of sustainable and innovative solutions as well as initiatives, such as energy-efficient buildings and urban quarters, sustainable mobility, green systems, living and working in the city of futures, etc. Numerous architects, engineers and manufacturers of building products are cooperating in the „ena – European network architecture” cluster and engineers from different specialist disciplines are working together in the „bw-engineers” network.
Active House B10 is a perfect example of contemporary, sustainable architecture. It was completed in 2014 by the Werner Sobek Group, and it is located in Stuttgart, Germany. As with many other homes designed by Werner Sobek, this residence qualifies for the Triple Zero standard, which means that it is able to produce more energy than it actually needs, it can be recycled without leaving behind any waste and produces absolutely no emissions.